Features of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease in the elderly


A.Yu. Nikolaev, V.M. Ermolenko.

Department of Nephrology and Hemodialysis SBEI FPE RMAPE of RMPH, Moscow
The review examines the prevalence and course of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and acute kidney injury (AKI) in the elderly. The nephropathogenic roles of non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, arterial hypertension, cardiac disease, and polypharmacy, as well as the possibility of use of the nephroprotective and renal replacement therapy in elderly with AKI and CKD.

About the Autors


Information about the authors:
Ermolenko V.M. – MD, Prof., Head of the Department of Nephrology and Hemodialysis of the Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education of RMPH
Nikolaev A.Yu. – MD, Professor at the Department of Nephrology and Hemodialysis SBEI FPE RMAPE of RMPH E-mail: nickolaev.aleksei2011@yandex.ru


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